CMMG Official US Military Tritium Lensatic Compass

May 31, 2017 - Comment
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“”The Tritium Lensatic Compass is built to the demanding specification MIL-PRF-10436N. Battle tested through rigorous shock, water, sand proof, and functional from -50o F to +150o F. Seven Tritium Micro Lights allow for navigation in low-light conditions, without the need for a flashlight or any other light source. Tritium Micro Lights remain luminous for over twelve years, maintenance-free. Equipped with a magnifying lens, sight wire, and dial graduations in both degrees and mils to ensure accurate readings. The Copper Induction Damping System slow the rotation of the magnet without the use of liquids. Built to last with an aluminum frame and waterproof housing. The Cammenga compass is depended on by fighting forces, government agencies, and adventurous outdoor enthusiasts around the world. Features:- Luminosity: Tritium- Jewel Bearing: Sapphire- Rotating Bezel: Bi-Directional- Climate Capacity: -50 F to +150 F- Frame Materials: Cast Aluminum- Waterproof: Yes- Expected Luminous Life: 10 Years- Accuracy: +/- 0002 mils- Dial Readings: Degrees & mils- Casting: Aluminum- Damping Process: Induction- Carrying Pouch: LC-1 w/Belt Clip- Lanyard: Included (No Liquid Req.)- Colors (Body): Olive Drab “”.

Product Features

  • Official US Military Tritium Lensatic Compass Box
  • Waterproof Yes
  • Carrying Pouch & Belt Clip

Comments

imjin says:

Decent Compass, but Could Be Better As a heavy duty general purpose lensatic compass like the one I used in the Army, its great for shooting a magnetic line to a distant object using the sight wire. For civilian use, if my goal is to walk in a straight line using that sight wire and get relatively close to what I’m looking for, then this is the compass for me. If my goal is to know that my compass is reading true and I plan on making it to the bearing I’ve set based on a map reading, then this is not the compass for me…

old81bmw says:

Cammenga 3H Civilian Contract model I was one of those guys who served in the the early 70’s and trained on a similar lensatic compass with basically the same specs as the current (1992+) contractor (Cammenga.) Here’s some caveats… 

gadgetguy says:

The Real Deal. Newly manufactured, civilian issued M-1950 compass. Excellent dry lensatic compass. This is an excellent unit if you know how and why it is used. This is the civilian-issued version of the US military M-1950 3H field compass (MIL-PRF-10436N). Cammenga runs each batch of these through rigorous testing to conform with military specifications (including shock resistance and magnetic accuracy). The compass is identical to military issued models. The company who makes the compass, Cammenga, was started in 1992 to primarily manufacture the model 3H…

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